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CARVAULT OPENS

CARVAULT OPENS

A new specialised vehicle storage and detailing facility has just opened in Cape Town. Carvault is situated at 1 Copperfield Road, Salt River and caters formlong- and short-term storage for all types and ages of vehicles, including motorcycles. All vehicles booked in for storage will undergo a multi-point check and will have a full valet…

COLLECTION IN ACTION – X

COLLECTION IN ACTION – X

An alphabetical series of short driving impressions of some of the museum’s car collection. This month we celebrate the X in Xmas with (what else?) an XK120 in Santa red… The XK120 was the car that created a sports car lineage that helped make Jaguar one of the most exciting and revered post-war motor manufacturers….

MUSEUM MEANDERS 5

MUSEUM MEANDERS 5

Cars, bikes and now planes. With my overseas trip fast coming to an end there was one more piston-driven fetish I had to fulfil – war planes. WWII fighter planes to be exact. With my trip host and travelling encyclopaedia of British history Chris Routledge, we set off to the museum at Hendon Aerodrome, which…

LONG SERVICE AWARDS

LONG SERVICE AWARDS

At the L’Ormarins year-end function held on November 25, two of FMM’s staff received long-service awards. The beautiful flower decorations that adorn the museum’s premises is just one of the tasks proudly carried out by Susan Bok, who has worked on the L’Ormarins estate in various roles for 30 years. Susan was presented with a…

QUEEN’S PLATE

QUEEN’S PLATE

The Cape’s premier horse-racing and social calendar event, The L’Ormarins Queen’s Plate, will take place on Friday and Saturday 6-7 January 2017 at Kenilworth Racecourse. This exciting two-day affair features an unparalleled race card of 18 races. The first eight races will take place on the Friday, which will also be a Ladies Day with…

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